1 - 4 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.
Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; icteric specimen
Evaluate for ovarian estrogen producing tumor in the premenarcheal and postmenopausal female; evaluate estrogen excess in males. Estrogen analysis may be helpful in establishing time of ovulation and optimal time for conception. Serial samples must be collected over several days to evaluate baseline and peak total estrogen levels.
Enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA)
1 to 10 d: 16−328
11 to 20 d: 34−501
21 to 30 d: 48–350
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|004549||Estrogens, Total||2254-1||004549||Estrogens, Total||pg/mL||2254-1|
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